Collection of Information
We collect the following types of information:
Personal Information that You Provide
In general, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through Instigating.co. We also collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on Instigating.co. For example, our registration and login process requires you to provide us with your name, valid e-mail address and password of your choice. Use of some of our services may require you to save a delivery or shipping address. When you personalize your profile and use the features of Instigating.co, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of Instigating.co, such as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of Instigating.co, such as photos, reviews, ratings and other information you choose to submit.
We may also collect information about you and your friends who use Instigating.co from any social network you may have connected from, in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. For instance, we may collect your user name or profile information that you have permitted to be displayed through Instigating.co in order to display you as a friend or in association with your profile and connections.
To enable payment for services purchased through Instigating.co, we collect and store billing and credit card information. For example, when you donate, you submit your credit card or other payment information so that our service providers can process your payment for the donation. When you sign up for other activities that we make available on Instigating.co, we will collect the information designated along with such activity, which may include contact information such as your address and phone number.
If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your e-mail address and other related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments or forums within the Instigating.co community.
Personal Information from Other Sources
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered or interacted, companies who we have partnered with (collectively, “Partners”) or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.
E-mail and E-mail Addresses
If you send an e-mail to us, or fill out our “Feedback” form through Instigating.co, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and e-mail address when you send an e-mail notification to a friend through Instigating.co or the social network from which you have connected to Instigating.co (such as in an invitation, or when sharing your content). Additionally, we may use your e-mail address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message) or to send notifications from a social network or other website with which you have registered to receive such notifications. We may also use your e-mail address to contact you for things such as notifications of limited-edition shop sales and other related information. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.
Information Collected Via Technology
Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. In order to use our services offered through Instigating.co, your web browser must accept Cookies. If you choose to disable Cookies, some aspects of Instigating.co may not work properly, and you may not be able to receive our services. You can manage your cookie preferences via your browser settings (see http:// www.aboutcookies.org for more information)
Mobile & Location Information
If you use mobile-enabled services provided by Instigating.co, such as any Instigating.co mobile application made available by us, we may receive information about your use of our services from your mobile device while you use our applications or services. This may also include information about your precise location if you have enabled location-based services on your mobile device. Certain applications or services may also require addition information collection, such as information to be sent when you are not logged into Instigating.co for alerts services, and the terms of such collection will be identified when you subscribe to or sign up for such services or applications.
Social Media Information
Certain information you post or provide through Instigating.co for public posting, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of Instigating.co, including without limitation, social media applications and other public for a in which you choose to participate. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through Instigating.co, this information may become publicly available and may
be collected and used by others, including people outside the Instigating.co community. Please also be aware that if you choose to share or tweet deals or your purchases, they will become publicly available on the Facebook and Twitter websites. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of Instigating.co available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise.
Use and Disclosure of Information
In general, Personal Information and other information you submit or share with us is used for the following purposes by Instigating.co: to enable your access to our services; to provide, maintain, protect, develop and improve Instigating.co; to fulfill your requests for products and services; to customize the content and advertisements you receive from us and our trusted partners; and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us or on our behalf, or from our partners or our advertisers at your request.
We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with our site. This service provides non-personally identifiable data including but not limited to data on where visitors came from, what actions they took on our site and where visitors went when they left our site. If you would like to learn more about this service, or about choices to opt out from it, please click here.
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties. You hereby consent to us sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your Personal Information. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly at info@Instigating.co.
If you use Instigating.co services provided through mobile devices, you may have additional choices, including over whether location services are enabled. Additionally, if you use other social media services in connection with Instigating.co, the providers of these services may provide you with additional choices concerning the types of data shared with Instigating.co.
Third Party Advertising and Sites
We also engage in remarketing to market our sites, products and services or those of our trusted advertising partners across the web: when a user visits our site, a Cookie is dropped on the user, and advertising networks may deliver targeted advertisements to users with this Cookie. We do not share any of your Personal Information with our remarketing ad networks or advertisers.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry- standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
Children’s Personal Information
Instigating.co does not direct its websites to children under the age of thirteen. We market family-related products or services for purchase by adults. We require registered users of the site to be at least eighteen years old. Protecting the privacy of children is very important. If we obtain actual knowledge that a registered user is under eighteen, we will promptly delete information associated with such account. By using Instigating.co, you are representing that you are at least eighteen years old.
Access to Personal Information
You have the right to request a copy of the Personal Information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your Personal Information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may charge a reasonable fee for this service. We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up- to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information that you think is inaccurate. You may change any of your profile information by editing it in the profile settings page.
Personal or other information about you collected on Instigating.co sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Instigating.co or its affiliates, subsidiaries and services providers maintain facilities. Instigating.co complies with the U.S.-CANADA- EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of information from European Union Member Countries. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, please visit the Safe Harbor Website.
Continued use of Instigating.co following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.
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Last updated: May 9, 2015